2019 ML Reader’s Choice—Out & About

. June 30, 2019.
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Toledo Area Treasure

WINNER: The Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe St., 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
RUNNER-UP: The Toledo Zoo
toledozoo.org

Library

WINNER: Main Library
325 N. Michigan St., 419-259-5200. toledolibrary.org
RUNNER-UP: Sylvania Branch Library
toledolibrary.org

Senior Center

WINNER: Sylvania Senior Center
7140 Sylvania Ave., 419-885-3913. scsonline.org/seniorcenter
RUNNER-UP: Maumee Senior Center
maumeeseniorcenter.com

Suburban Downtown for Those Over 50

WINNER: Sylvania
downtownsylvania.org
RUNNER-UP: Perrysburg
visitperrysburg.com

Best Way to Get Around

WINNER: Uber
uber.com
RUNNER-UP: The HandleBar Toledo
thehandlebartoledo.com

Local Travel Destination

WINNER: Maumee Bay State Park
1400 State Park Rd., Oregon.
419-836-7758.
parks.ohiodnr.gov/maumeebay
RUNNER-UP: The Toledo Museum of Art
toledomuseum.org

Casino

WINNER: Hollywood Casino Toledo
1968 Miami St., 419-661-5200.
hollywoodcasinotoledo.com
RUNNER-UP: MotorCity Casino Hotel
motorcitycasino.com

Continuing Education Program

WINNER: Lourdes University
6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania.
800-878-3210. lourdes.edu
RUNNER-UP: Owens Community College
owens.edu

Service Club

WINNER: Lions Club
235 14th St., 419-243-2200.
eclubhouse.org/sites/toledous
RUNNER-UP: Kiwanis Club of Toledo
toledokiwanis.org

Spend Leisure Time

WINNER: Metroparks Toledo
metroparkstoledo.com
RUNNER-UP: Maumee Bay State Park
parks.ohiodnr.gov/maumeebay

Over 50 Event

WINNER: Genesis Village Concerts
2429 S. Reynolds Rd.,
419-720-1286. genesisvillage.org
RUNNER-UP: The Toledo Zoo Free Zoo Days
toledozoo.org

Place to Volunteer

WINNER: Genesis Village
2429 S. Reynolds Rd.,
419-720-1286. genesisvillage.org
RUNNER-UP: Stroke Life Center
strokelifecenter.org

Charity Event

WINNER: Walk to End Alzheimer’s
400 Water St., 567-302-3611.
alz.org/walk
RUNNER-UP: Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure®
komen.org

Live Theater

WINNER: Valentine Theatre
410 Adams St., 419-242-3490.
valentinetheatre.com
RUNNER-UP: Stranahan Theater
stranahantheater.com

Local Park

WINNER: Wildwood Preserve Metropark
5100 Central Ave., 419-270-7500. metroparkstoledo.com
RUNNER-UP: Side Cut Metropark
metroparkstoledo.com

Volunteer Work

WINNER: Cherry Street Mission
105 17th St., 419-242-5141.
cherrystreetmission.org
RUNNER-UP: Genesis Village
genesisvillage.org

Best Place to Take Grandchildren

Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way, 419-385-4040.
toledozoo.org
RUNNER-UP: Wildwood Preserve Metropark
metroparkstoledo.com

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